Take A Stand

Take A Stand is a video produced by PEI students as part of the Anti-Racism Video Project at the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada. The video shows the importance in taking a stand against discrimination and speaking up for others whether it be on the street or in classrooms. The message of the film … Continue reading

Racism in Canada

Racism in Canada is film by youth at AcessPoint on the Danforth in partnership with Harmony Movement’s Change Through Equity. The video seeks to find out about what Canadians think of racism. Individuals were asked to answer three questions about racism based on their personal opinions and experiences. The questions were: What is racism? Have … Continue reading

Racism in Canada: The Evidence of Things Not Seen

Racism in Canada: The Evidence of Things Not Seen by Delia D. Douglas is an article which questions “acceptance” in context of Canadian multicultural society. The article seeks to bring awareness towards the difference between acceptance and tolerance because; “tolerance is not acceptance of difference”. The article emphasises the importance in accepting Canadian history in … Continue reading

Screen Test

Screen Test (2004) is a short documentary directed by Linda Lee. The documentary seeks to bring awareness of racism in the entertainment industry. The documentary is shot in the perspective of an actress who is often stereotyped into certain roles because her looks “fit the generalized characteristic of Asians.” The video can be accessed on … Continue reading

A Critical Examination of Anti-Racist Education

A Critical Examination of Anti-Racist Education is an article by Earl Mansfield and John Kehoe which looks at “conceptual, empirical and political limitations of anti-racist education.” The authors seek to emphasize importance of multicultural education with the “concerns of anti-racist education” to incorporate issues such as “institutional barriers, material inequalities, and power discrepancies between minorities … Continue reading

Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach

Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach by Louise Derman-Sparks & Carol Brunson Phillips is guide developed to enhance experience of teaching and learning anti-racism. The authors of Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism integrate their own experience, as anti-racism educators, and methodology to create anti-racism curriculum for adults. More information on the guide can be found on google via http://books.google.ca/books/about/Teaching_Learning_Anti_Racism.html?id=J1OCIMntTK8C.

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism ,2000, edited by Maurianne Adams is a combination of personal and theoretical essays. Readings seeks to introduce the topics of Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism and Ableism to create broader awareness of various social issues. The collection of work … Continue reading

Critical multiculturalism: Rethinking multicultural and antiracist education

Critical multiculturalism: Rethinking multicultural and antiracist education edited by Stephen May (1999) is a collection of work that looks at education in the context of multiculturalism and racism. This book looks how the educational system undermines the effects of racism by overemphasising curriculum to include multiculturalism. The book can be accessed through google via http://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr=&id=-bN6KJ6o1jEC&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=anti+racism+canada&ots=htdErUo0ED&sig=waycVEwEODWf82NGLJgVPaXKzc4#v=onepage&q=anti%20racism%20canada&f=false.

Exalted Subjects: Studies in the Making of Race and Nation in Canada by Sunera Thobani

Exalted Subjects: Studies in the Making of Race and Nation in Canada by Sunera Thobani; “Questions of national identity, indigenous rights, citizenship and migration have acquired unprecedented relevance in the current age of globalization.” Exalted Subjects seeks to understand how an individual becomes a “Canadian” and the role politics plays in order to assist the government … Continue reading

Looking White People in the Eye: Gender, Race, and Culture in Courtrooms and Classrooms by Sherene Razack

  Looking White People in the Eye: Gender, Race, and Culture in Courtrooms and Classrooms by Sherene Razack published in 1988 explores the encounters between white and non-whites. Looking White People in the Eye, examines the way in which non-white women are viewed in classrooms and courtrooms. The book explores oppression that is hidden in the … Continue reading